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SFO charges Sweett Group PLC

9 December, 2015 | Statements

The Serious Fraud Office can confirm that Sweett Group PLC has today been charged with the following offence:

Between 1 December 2012 and 1 December 2015 Sweett Group PLC, being a relevant commercial organisation, failed to prevent the bribing of Khaled Al Badie by an associated person, namely Cyril Sweett International Limited, their servants and agents, which said bribing was intended to obtain or retain business, and/or an advantage in the conduct of business, for Sweett Group PLC, namely securing and retaining a contract with Al Ain Ahlia Insurance Company for project management and cost consulting services in relation to the building of a hotel in Dubai, contrary to Section 7(1) of the Bribery Act 2010.

Sweett Group PLC admitted to the offence on 2 December 2015.

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